Toby Pitman digs into Native Instruments' Symphony Series Strings Ensemble for Kontakt 5 which allows users to build instruments with its high quality samples. But is this instrument a winner?
Just how complete is the Rhodope Bulgarian Choir Complete? Lynda Arnold finds out.
So you want some Mellotron M400 inspired samples for Kontakt? Newmello I from Wavesfactory is a beautifully sampled instrument that oozes warmth and feel of the Mellotron and takes it further.
Good news for all polyrhythm fans, AudioModern’s SYNC 3 now has a younger, free-er, sibling. Download it from their site.
Seems like everyone wants the perfect floor-shaking 808 kick these days... and Producers Choice want to help in the form of 808 Warfare, their Kontakt instrument and sample pack also in WAV format.
What magic do you get when you combine the excellent sampled instruments of Soniccouture with the unbounded imaginative and creative musical approach of Imogen Heap? A veritable Box of Tricks!
Wave Alchemy have told us they are extremely excited to announce the release of Mutate - their next generation virtual hybrid synthesizer for Kontakt 5! Expect a review coming soon...
The latest addition to the Master Sessions range from uber sample library makers Heavyocity is the Metal Ensemble Collection. So is it shiny and chrome or a rusty old piece of junk? Let’s find out!
Do you want to see more rare Indian instruments intelligently and carefully sampled as Kontakt instruments? Do you want to support the artists and programmers involved in their creation? Now you can.
CINEMORPHX from Sample Logic promises big things. We've been hands-on with it through the final weeks of its development and are mightily impressed with its sound design capabilities and flexibility.
CINEMORPHX from Sample Logic is powered by one of the most impressive Kontakt Player engines we've encountered. If you enjoy manipulating waveforms into otherworldly sounds you'll love this.
So you want to design the a kick that sits perfectly in the mix... but you'd rather not spend days doing this? Kickforge, from the creators of Drumforge, is a Kontakt 5 instrument that can help.
Output's REV and Signal, were both huge hits for modern music producers. In this world-first review, we got hands on with Exhale—that's a unique take on vocal production and manipulation.
Weighing in at over 350MB, SampleScience are offering up a collection of 31 Kontakt instruments for free download. More info below!
"Yes, you can have too many string libraries... but you can't have too many good string libraries." And so we welcome Native Instruments' Symphony Series - String Ensemble.